MARTYRS DAY

  • Today on Martyr's Day, watch this short film that pays a beautiful tribute to Bhagat Singh's sacrifice March 23, 2015

    '23rd March is not just a date. It is a day when every Indian needs to think how important freedom is.'On 23rd March 1931, freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, Sukhdev Thapar where executed. And though India lost three of her bravest sons on that day, their legacy has since...
  • Chandigarh Municipal Corporation removes Martyrs Day hoardings having photos of US Army men, not Indian soldiers March 23, 2015

    Amritsar: After coming under fire from various quarters, Chandigarh Municipal Corporation on Monday removed hoardings having pictures of US Army men instead of Indian Army soldiers. The Municipal Corporation committed a major faux pas as it has put up photographs of the US Army personnel instead of Indian Army soldiers in...
  • Chandigarh Municipal Corporation puts photos of US Army men, not Indian soldiers on Martyrs Day March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation committed a major faux pas as it has put up photographs of the US Army personnel instead of Indian Army soldiers in its hoardings commemorating Martyrs Day. The photograph shows three soldiers wearing the US flag on their uniforms. Mayor of Chandigarh Municipal Corporation...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 83rd death anniversary March 23, 2014

    On the occasion of Martyr's Day, CNN-IBN remembers freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev. ...
  • WB: KLO denies involvement in Jalpaiguri blast, warns police December 27, 2013

    Denying its involvement in a bomb blast in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district which claimed five lives, the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) on Friday warned police against defaming the outfit. Police suspect involvement of the KLO behind Thursday's explosion caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Bajrapara area of Jalpaiguri as...
  • Bajwa advises Badal not to play politics in name of martyrs March 25, 2013

    Chandigarh: Strongly rebutting Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's statement that the Congress party did not observe martyr's day, Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday advised him to desist from playing cheap politics in the name of martyrs. Badal had ridiculed the Congress on Saturday for not paying tribute to...
  • Remembering Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary March 23, 2013

    It is Martyrs' Day today and we remember Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary. ...
  • Kolkata: Mamata holds rally on Martyrs' Day July 21, 2012

    Kolkata: Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee held a grand rally in central Kolkata on Saturday to mark the killing of 13 Youth Congress activists in 1993. The annual gathering of the Shahid Divas programme is attended by lakhs of Mamata Banerjee supporters at Esplanade in central Kolkata. The day is observed by...
  • J&K separatist leaders put under house arrest July 13, 2012

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir separatist leaders were placed under house arrest and authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in old city areas of summer capital Srinagar to prevent proposed rallies in connection with martyrs' day. Senior separatist leaders, Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Nayeem Khan were...
  • Nation pays homage to Mahatma on Martyrs' Day January 30, 2011

    New Delhi: India on Sunday paid homage to the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi with prayer meetings and floral tributes on his 63rd death anniversary observed as Martyrs' Day. It was on January 30, 1948 that Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi. The day commenced with 2minute's silence at 11...
  • Mamata calls for an end to 'Marxist misrule' in WB July 22, 2009

    Kolkata: After battering the Left in its bastion in the Lok Sabha polls, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called for an end to "Marxist misrule" in West Bengal, claiming it will come "within a year". "This is the time to bring change. People have rejected CPI(M) in the Lok...
  • Witness to History: They saw Mahatma murder January 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Wednesday marks the 60th death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. But today, only few clearly remember the he was shot dead. Journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea is one of them is one of them. It was a day just like this in Delhi, the winter was very cold. I was working with...
  • Nonviolence camp at Gandhi ashram January 30, 2007

    New Delhi: January 30 is Mahatma Gandhi's 59th death anniversary and the Sabarmati Ashram is inaugurating a special youth camp on nonviolence to commemorate this. On this occasion the Secretary of the Sabarmati Ashram Memorial and Preservation Trust, Amrut Modi told CNNIBN, "Youth from all south Asian countries have come and...